On Saturday, February 2 - Sunday, February 3, the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour held the South Florida Junior Open at the Village Golf Course in Royal Palm Beach, FL. The tournament was made up of a 36-hole, two-day format and the field was made up of six divisions that included the Tiger Woods Division Boys 16-18, Will Smith Division Boys 14-15, Ernie Els Division Boys 11-13, Bryson DeChambeau Division Boys Under 10, Justin Timberlake Division Girls 14-18, and the Justin Rose Division Girls 13 and Under. To view the full leaderboard click HERE!
Sebastian Collins of Southampton, Bermuda was on his game this past weekend, as he was the champion of the Tiger Woods Division with 147 strokes. It was a tight race behind him, as Zachary Mize of Loxahatchee, FL and Max Orwicz of New Canaan, CT rounded out the division as they tied for second place with a total of 153 strokes.
In the Will Smith Division this past weekend, Poonyapat Nantsupawat of Boca Raton, FL won first-place with a two-day total of 160 strokes. It was a tough race for second-place, but Christian Collins of Southampton, Bermuda earned his spot with 163 strokes, and Brett Allen of West Palm Beach, FL finished just one stroke behind him.
Lev Grinberg of Kiev, Ukraine did not disappoint this weekend in the Ernie Els Division, as he finished with a two-day total of 138 strokes. Mathew Golovanov of Boca Raton, FL and Diego Azar of Miami, FL made their way into the top three with a total of 152 and 160 strokes respectively.
Consistent play both days allowed Jiayang Lu of Chengdu, China to be the champion of the Justin Timberlake Division with 154 strokes. Right behind her was a tie, as Mariella Simoncini of Northville, MI and Kyrsten Shawah of Boca Raton, FL both earned the second-place trophy with a total of 158 strokes.
The number one spot for the Justin Rose dDivision went to Staci Pla of West Palm Beach FL, as she finished out the event with a total of 158 strokes. Just three strokes behind her was Amelia Cobb of Jacksonville, FL with 161 strokes. Cc Kaplan of Riverside, CT finished just one stroke behind Cobb to earn her spot in the top three.
Boys 10 Under
Leading off the Bryson DeChambeau Division this past weekend was Hampton Beebe of West Palm Beach, FL with a total of 154 strokes. Brooks Colton of Riviera Beach, FL worked his way up to the podium with a total of 164 strokes. Rounding out the division was Sohan Patel of Weston, FL with 168 strokes.